CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2022-22939

Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

Published: Feb 04, 2022 | Modified: Feb 10, 2022
CVSS 3.x
4.9
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2.x
4 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

VMware Cloud Foundation contains an information disclosure vulnerability due to logging of credentials in plain-text within multiple log files on the SDDC Manager. A malicious actor with root access on VMware Cloud Foundation SDDC Manager may be able to view credentials in plaintext within one or more log files.

Weakness

Information written to log files can be of a sensitive nature and give valuable guidance to an attacker or expose sensitive user information.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Cloud_foundation Vmware 3.0 3.10.2.2
Cloud_foundation Vmware 4.0 4.1.0.1

Extended Description

While logging all information may be helpful during development stages, it is important that logging levels be set appropriately before a product ships so that sensitive user data and system information are not accidentally exposed to potential attackers. Different log files may be produced and stored for:

Potential Mitigations

References